Overview

Acute HIV infection is also known as primary HIV infection or acute retroviral syndrome. This condition occurs within the first two to four weeks after someone is infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. It is the primary stage of infection[read article]

Tests for Acute HIV Infection

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CD4/CD8 ratio
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A T-cell count is a blood test that measures the number of T-cells in your body. T-cells are a type of white blood cells, which may also be called lymphocytes. Thes...  More
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infectious disease that attacks the immune system. If it is not treated, it can develop into acquired immunodeficiency synd...  More
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HIV Viral Load Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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CD3/CD4/CD8 Count
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infectious disease that attacks the immune system. If it is not treated, it can develop into acquired immunodeficiency synd...  More
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HIV 1 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infectious disease that attacks the immune system. If it is not treated, it can develop into acquired immunodeficiency synd...  More
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infectious disease that attacks the immune system. If it is not treated, it can develop into acquired immunodeficiency synd...  More
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Oraquick Rapid HIV-1Antibody Test
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HIV P24 Antigen Test
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HIV-2 Antibody Test
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Rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Antibody Test
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A T-cell count is a blood test that measures the number of T-cells in your body. T-cells are a type of white blood cells, which may also be called lymphocytes. Thes...  More
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ELISA, or EIA, is an acronym for enzyme-linked immuno assay. ELISA is a test that detects and measures antibodies in your blood. This test can be used to determine ...  More
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It's been estimated that up to 95% of people infected with HIV will experience anemia at some point. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked, and untreated anemia...  More
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infectious disease that attacks the immune system. If it is not treated, it can develop into acquired immunodeficiency synd...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Medical Procedures for Acute HIV Infection

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AIDS Education
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Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
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Prescribed Medications for Acute HIV Infection

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INDINAVIR (in DIN a veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spr...  More
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ENFUVIRTIDE (en FYOO vir tide) is an antiretroviral drug. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the sp...  More
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LAMIVUDINE, 3TC (la ME vyoo deen, 3TC) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not...  More
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RITONAVIR (ri TOE na veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the sp...  More
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NEVIRAPINE (ne VYE ra peen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the s...  More
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EFAVIRENZ (e fa VEER ens) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spr...  More
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DIDANOSINE, ddI (dye DAN oh seen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop...  More
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ABACAVIR (a ba KA vir) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread...  More
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STAVUDINE, d4T (STAV yoo deen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop th...  More
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TENOFOVIR (te NOE fo veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat hepatitis B virus and HIV. This medicine is not a cure for hepati...  More
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NELFINAVIR (nel FIN a veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the s...  More
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SAQUINAVIR (sa KWIN a veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the s...  More
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ATAZANAVIR (at a za NA veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the ...  More
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EMTRICITABINE (em tri SIT uh bean) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not sto...  More
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ZALCITABINE, ddC (zal SITE a been) is an antiretroviral drug. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop th...  More
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DELAVIRDINE (de la VIR deen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the ...  More
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TIPRANAVIR (tip RA na veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the s...  More
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FOSAMPRENAVIR (FOS am pren a veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not sto...  More
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RALTEGRAVIR (ral TEG ra veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the...  More
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DARUNAVIR (da ROON a veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the sp...  More
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ZIDOVUDINE (zye DOE vue deen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the...  More
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ABACAVIR; LAMIVUDINE, 3TC (a ba KA vir; la MI vyoo deen) is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine ...  More
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ABACAVIR; LAMIVUDINE, 3TC; ZIDOVUDINE, ZDV (a ba KA vir; la MI vyoo deen; zye DOE vyoo deen) is three antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other ...  More
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EFAVIRENZ; EMTRICITABINE; TENOFOVIR (e fa VEER ens; em tri SIT uh bean; te NOE fo veer) is three antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medic...  More
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EMTRICITABINE; TENOFOVIR, PMPA (em tri SIT uh bean; te NOE fo veer) is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. Thi...  More
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emtricitabine/rilpivirine/tenofovir DF(Complera )
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ETRAVIRINE (E tra VIR een) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the sp...  More
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LAMIVUDINE; ZIDOVUDINE (la MI vyoo deen; zye DOE vyoo deen) is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medici...  More
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LOPINAVIR; RITONAVIR (loe PIN a veer; ri TOE na veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for H...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Acute HIV Infection What's this?

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The main function of L-carnitine is to transfer long-chain fatty acids in the form of their acyl-carnitine esters across the inner mitochondrial membrane before bet...  More
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DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) is an endogenous hormone (made in the human body) secreted by the adrenal gland. DHEA serves as precursor to male and female sex hormo...  More
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The main function of L-carnitine is to transfer long-chain fatty acids in the form of their acyl-carnitine esters across the inner mitochondrial membrane before bet...  More
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Melatonin is a hormone produced in the brain by the pineal gland from the amino acid tryptophan. The synthesis and release of melatonin are stimulated by darkness a...  More
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Selenium is a trace mineral found in soil, water, and some foods. It is an essential element in several metabolic pathways. Selenium deficiency can occur in areas w...  More
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The thymus is a lobular gland located under the breastbone near the thyroid gland. It reaches its maximum size during early childhood and plays a large role in immu...  More
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Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is produced by the human body and is necessary for the basic functioning of cells. CoQ10 levels are reported to decrease with age and to be low...  More
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Zinc has been used since ancient Egyptian times to enhance wound healing, although the usefulness of this approach is only partially confirmed by the clinical data ...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Acute HIV Infection What's this?

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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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Chiropractic Manipulation
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Various forms of therapeutic superficial tissue manipulation have been practiced for thousands of years across cultures. Chinese use of massage dates to 1600 BC, an...  More
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Various forms of meditation have been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, with many techniques originating in Eastern religious practices. In mod...  More
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Relaxation techniques include behavioral therapeutic approaches that differ widely in philosophy, methodology, and practice. The primary goal is usually non-directe...  More
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Overview : Chiropractic is a health care discipline that focuses on the relationship between musculoskeletal structure (primarily the spine) and body function ...  More
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